This evening, the California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California Department of Public Health is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operation of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.
Read the full Executive Order here.
How long will we stay home?
This goes into effect on Thursday, March 19, 2020. The order is in place until further notice.
What can I do? What’s open?
Essential services will remain open such as:
Food: Grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, take-out and delivery restaurants
Essential state and local government functions will also remain open, including law enforcement and offices that provide government programs and services.
Bars and nightclubs
Gyms and fitness studios
Public events and gatherings
\Where does this apply?
This is in effect throughout the State of California.
For a complete list of measures in effect in the City of Irvine and for regular updates on this rapidly evolving situation, visit cityofirvine.org. See also:
Irvine Proclamation of Emergency for City of Irvine COVID-19
Irvine Coronavirus Emergency Measures
Please also see my earlier posts related to COVID-19:
California Extends Tax Deadline to July 15, 2020, for Payments Due of Up to $10 Million for Corporations and $1 Million for Individuals
City of Irvine Leaders Close City Hall, Proclaim Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19
New Statement of the Orange County Health Officer Re COVID-19 (March 17, 2020)
California State Tax Deadline Extended to June 15 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Irvine Schools Providing Lunches for Students During COVID-19 Closure
Irvine City Council Issues Response to Coronavirus Outbreak
California Financial Support for Employers and Employees Affected by the Coronavirus
We’re All in this Together. The Coronavirus Doesn’t Discriminate. Neither Should We.
Consult these additional resources for up-to-date information.
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